17-Yr-Previous Palestinian Boy Shot In The Face By Israel Military, Dies

17-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Shot In The Face By Israel Army, Dies

The Israeli military stated it was “checking” the small print of the incident.

Nablus, Palestinian Territories:

Israeli forces shot lifeless a Palestinian teenager within the occupied West Financial institution metropolis of Nablus on Tuesday, the Palestinian well being ministry stated.

The ministry introduced the loss of life of Hamza Amjad al-Ashqar, 17, who was “killed by a bullet within the face fired by the occupation (Israeli) troopers throughout the aggression on Nablus.”

The Israeli military stated it was “checking” the small print of the incident.

A Palestinian safety supply, who was not authorised to talk to the media, stated Ashqar was from the town’s Askar refugee camp.

Three individuals have been arrested throughout the Israeli raid on the town, the supply added.

Individually, official Palestinian information company Wafa stated round 20 Palestinians have been arrested in Burqin, close to the flashpoint metropolis of Jenin.

There was a mounting loss of life rely from a spate of Israeli raids in West Financial institution cities and cities in latest months.

On Monday, Israeli forces killed 5 suspected Palestinian gunmen in a raid in Jericho, within the Jordan Valley, after a days-long seek for suspects in a taking pictures in a restaurant close to the town.

For the reason that begin of the 12 months, the Israeli-Palestinian battle has claimed the lives of 42 Palestinians — together with attackers, militants and civilians. Six Israeli civilians, together with a toddler, and one Ukrainian civilian have been killed over the identical interval.

Israel has occupied the West Financial institution because the Six-Day Conflict of 1967.

Final 12 months was the deadliest 12 months within the West Financial institution because the United Nations began monitoring casualties within the territory in 2005.

There have been 235 deaths, with almost 90 p.c on the Palestinian facet, in response to an AFP tally.

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